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  • Rosalie Torres Stone

    Associate Professor, Sociology

    Department Chair , Sociology

    Rosalie A. Torres Stone focuses on a theoretical foundation and research studies in health disparities. Her empirical work in mental health and health disparities extends existing conceptual frameworks by including socioeconomic and cultural-specific factors in examining health outcomes and access […]

Program Faculty

  • Professor (or Dr). Parminder Bhachu studies the complex movements of people across international borders and interrogates their cultural and technical creativity which makes them particularly adept at navigating uncertainty and fragile worlds. Many years ago, Bhachu coined the concept of “twice […]

  • Jack Delehanty

    Assistant Professor, Sociology

    Jack Delehanty studies how moral frameworks, especially religion, provide cultural justifications for inequality in the U.S. and fuel movements to contest it. He has published research on religious conservatism’s changing effects on American national identity and belonging, the cultural dynamics […]

  • Joseph Guzman

    Assistant Professor, Sociology

    Joseph Guzman's research focuses on dynamics of race and class among African Americans and their social organizations. Through an ongoing ethnography of a Black social club I examine how sociability shapes the construction of Black masculinity and the tensions of […]

  • Ms. Merrill received a B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1984 and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brown University in 1988 and 1991, respectively. She was later a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, also at […]

  • Ms. Tenenbaum received a B.A. from Antioch College and a Ph.D. from Brandeis University. She was the founding director of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies concentration and is also affiliated with Women's and Gender Studies, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, […]

Adjunct Faculty

Patricia Ewick
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology

Bruce London
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology

Robert Ross
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise